Supporting AFoCG

The American Friends of Covent Garden invites individuals, foundations and corporations to make gifts and grants in support of the Royal Opera House, its two artistic companies - The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet - and its many exciting education and outreach programs. Contributions in any amount are welcome, and indeed, are most gratefully received.

For information concerning donations to further a specific production or initiative, please contact Milena Sales at or +1 917-324-8277.


American Friends of Covent Garden is a 501 (c) (3) organization that allows United States taxpayers to receive tax deductions for contributions to the extent allowed by the IRS.

A Sincere Thank You for Your Support!

Supporters of the American Friends of Covent Garden play a crucial part in every aspect of the Royal Opera House: the achievements onstage, the new work commissioned, and programs that develop talented emerging artists and craftspeople and provide the public with extensive learning and participation opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Supporting AFoCG

AFoCG members are invited to increase their knowledge and further enjoyment of opera and ballet by participating in and supporting unique opportunities offered by the Royal Opera House.

The  Maestro's CircleThe Wagner Circle and the Fonteyn Circle, as well as other learning and participation opportunities.

Patron $6,050
Includes Benefactor + Below

- Equivalent to UK Individual Patron (tax-deductible contribution)
- Highest priority advance booking
- Highest level of priority for ordering four tickets per performance
- Personal ticket service by telephone or email through the Patron-box office at the Royal Opera House
- Priority in purchasing two tickets to every dress rehearsals
- Opportunity to purchase tickets in the R oyal Box and dinner in the adjacent Royal Retiring Room
- Invitation to meet artists management during your visit
- Invitation to special events with artists and management
- Listing of your name in the Season Guide
- Advance invitations for special events in New York City and London

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